Tobias Fornier
Province of Antique

Summary data
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAntique
Barangay count50
Postal code5716
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Area (2007)112.12 km2
(43.29 sq. mi)
Population (2015)33,046
Density (2015)295 per km2
(763 per sq. mi)
Coordinates10° 31' North, 121° 57' East
(10.5162 ° N, 121.9451 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
14.0 meters
(46.0 feet)
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Tobias Fornier, formerly known as Dao, is a coastal municipality in the province of Antique.

The municipality has a land area of 112.12 square kilometers or 43.29 square miles which constitutes 4.11% of Antique's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 33,046 representing 5.68% of the total population of Antique province, or 0.44% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 295 inhabitants per square kilometer or 763 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Tobias Fornier has 50 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2015)
Population
(2010)
Change
(2010-2015)

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Abaca5.71%1,8881,8173.91%0.73%
Aras‑Asan3.39%1,12092421.21%3.73%
Arobo1.68%5565246.11%1.14%
Atabay2.70%89278413.78%2.49%
Atiotes1.46%4814555.71%1.06%
Bagumbayan1.53%50644214.48%2.61%
Balloscas1.58%5234838.28%1.53%
Balud1.71%565704-19.74%-4.10%
Barasanan A1.99%65957913.82%2.49%
Barasanan B1.55%5125012.20%0.41%
Barasanan C0.91%3012817.12%1.32%
Bariri0.54%1791705.29%0.99%
Camandagan1.56%5154817.07%1.31%
Cato‑ogan3.55%1,1741,0977.02%1.30%
Danawan1.85%61249024.90%4.32%
Diclum2.15%7116647.08%1.31%
Fatima3.92%1,2951,2573.02%0.57%
Gamad1.48%4904782.51%0.47%
Igbalogo1.49%4934900.61%0.12%
Igbangcal‑A1.44%4754710.85%0.16%
Igbangcal‑B1.75%57744429.95%5.12%
Igbangcal‑C0.97%3203132.24%0.42%
Igcabuad0.74%24317142.11%6.92%
Igcadac1.38%4564198.83%1.62%
Igcado2.85%94183812.29%2.23%
Igcalawagan1.57%52043718.99%3.37%
Igcapuyas0.61%20017911.73%2.13%
Igcasicad0.72%2392284.82%0.90%
Igdalaguit4.37%1,4451,25015.60%2.80%
Igdanlog2.64%8728433.44%0.65%
Igdurarog1.67%55342330.73%5.23%
Igtugas1.24%4103846.77%1.26%
Lawigan0.83%2752701.85%0.35%
Lindero1.17%38534112.90%2.34%
Manaling0.87%2872648.71%1.60%
Masayo3.40%1,1241,247-9.86%-1.96%
Nagsubuan0.82%2722614.21%0.79%
Nasuli‑A2.48%818894-8.50%-1.68%
Opsan1.89%6245915.58%1.04%
Paciencia3.33%1,09991420.24%3.57%
Poblacion Norte5.09%1,6831,6114.47%0.84%
Poblacion Sur4.09%1,3521,2984.16%0.78%
Portillo0.64%2122034.43%0.83%
Quezon1.02%33830112.29%2.23%
Salamague1.20%39533218.98%3.36%
Santo Tomas2.19%72553236.28%6.07%
Tacbuyan0.62%20418510.27%1.88%
Tene1.01%334339-1.47%-0.28%
Villaflor4.48%1,4801,4452.42%0.46%
Ysulat2.17%71662015.48%2.78%
Tobias Fornier Total33,04630,6697.75%1.43%
Historical population

The population of Tobias Fornier grew from 15,329 in 1960 to 33,046 in 2015, an increase of 17,717 people. Growth rate over this period, which was continuously positive, fluctuated between the range of [0.24%, 2.16%]. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.43%, or an increase of 2,377 people, from the previous population of 30,669 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1515,329
1970 May 619,0632.16%
1975 May 121,1392.10%
1980 May 122,5111.27%
1990 May 125,8161.38%
1995 Sep 126,1550.24%
2000 May 127,3310.95%
2007 Aug 129,7721.19%
2010 May 130,6691.09%
2015 Aug 133,0461.43%
Map

The town center of Tobias Fornier is situated at approximately 10° 31' North, 121° 57' East, which has an elevation estimated at 14.0 meters or 46.0 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Tobias Fornier are Iloilo City, Bago, Sipalay, Passi, La Carlota, and Himamaylan. The nearest municipalities are Anini-y, Hamtic, San Joaquin, San Jose de Buenavista, Sibalom, and Miagao. Its distance from the national capital is 462.78 kilometers (287.56 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 462.78 kilometers (287.56 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N13°W)

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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